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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   ABV: -
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11442) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2009
(draft) Clear amber body with medium off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, floral, some bread, orange. Taste is medium sweet, floral/earthy, some bread, light caramel, honey. Soft light-medium body, light resin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
on tap-pours a light tan head and copper color. Aroma is medium malt-hint of chocolate. Taste is plenty of medium malt-hint of chocolate, roasty, secondary hops (sterling/English?). Smooth. OK carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9866) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2012
A deep copper amber ale with a thin lacing creamy mocha head. In aroma, a mineral malt with grassy hops, wild grass, not bad. In mouth, a nice nutty malt with grassy hops, light treacle notes, very nice. On tap at AFB Burlington, March 18 2012.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (7779) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2005
UPDATED: APR 16, 2007 The Lure:
Petite flowers and leaves grow under the fruity caramel maltiness. Subtle, but well positioned.

The Festivities:
Citrusy and floral hops are ably balanced with the caramel and papaya fruitiness. Carbonation cannot overcome the important caramel, which is appreciated in this well-crafted, malty bitter to accompany your scrumptious pizza.

Transcendence:
A pair of overalls, and to work we go.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7699) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2013
2013-04-27. Crisp dark golden amber body. Small off white head and lace. 3+ Aroma of modest hops, slightly odd English meets American hops. A not quite tangy quality to it. Flavour is similar, modest bitterness, odd character to the hops. Average plus palate. Okay, did not really care for it overall. On tap at Blackback Pub, Waterbury.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2005
Pours a clear deep copper with a nice, frothy, off-white and well-lacing head. Aroma is lightly caramel malty with a nice hoppy presence. Body is full, crisp, and malty, but more bitter than most ESBs. Finishes somewhat clean with some stinging carbonation. An ok version of the style.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 5, 2006
On draught at American Flatbread. Pours reddish with a thin pinkish head. Smells of bitter hops and malt. Taste lacks the fruitiness of a good ESB and is on the hoppy side.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6125) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 26, 2005
Clear amber-orange assorted with a fitting off-white cover. Sweet caramelized malts dominate the flavour profile from the beginning until the end, appearing just a tiny bit underattenuated. Backing hops are mostly citrusy, hinting at a pretty good balance in the nose that does not concretise. It rather grows an accustoming bready toastiness. Light bodied, rather watery texture, active carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5700) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2006
Verre de dégustation chez American Flatbread (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Odeur de fruits tropicaux et de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée. Saveur: Goût de noix rôtis et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de brûlé en arrière goût. (Rating #587)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
[5270-20130427] Tap. Mild chocolate dusted grains and apple fruit aroma. Clear, amber orange body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Boozy apple grains and malt flavour. Medium body. Odd, not bad. (6/3/6/3/13) 3.1-
(@ Black Back Pub, Waterbury, VT)


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